We have countless skilled people working behind the scenes to keep our airport running smoothly. Engineers and technicians help us keep our passengers and planes moving. It’s meaningful, wide-reaching work. From water to energy, rail to roads, our engineering and asset management teams work across the airport on a huge range of development, construction, facilities management and maintenance projects; from our driverless cars to our biomass energy plant.
Explore Heathrow, a city within a city.
Our engineers won’t keep you in the dark. It takes only 20 milliseconds for them to switch to the backup power supply in the event of a power cut.
Terminal 5’s site is 260 hectares – the equivalent size of Hyde Park.